List of Grand Slam related tennis records

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The following comprises records and statistics related to the four most prestigious events in tennis called Grand Slam tournaments, also known as majors.

Singles records (since 1877)[edit]

Active players in boldface

Men[edit]

Women[edit]

Most Grand Slam titles (all disciplines)[edit]

In the following tables:

  • "S" means singles.
  • "D" means same gender doubles.
  • "M" means mixed doubles.


Top 20 all-discipline titles for men and women

* —   Margaret Court's mixed doubles victories in 1965 and 1969 are valid but shared titles. John Newcomble also has a valid shared title in 1965.


Most wins per Grand Slam event and discipline[edit]

Active players in bold

Tournament Discipline Men's titles Women's titles
Australian Championships /
Australian Open
Singles 6 Roy Emerson 11 Margaret Court
Doubles 10 Adrian Quist 12 Thelma Coyne Long
Mixed doubles 4 Harry Hopman
Colin Long
4 Thelma Coyne Long
Nancye Wynne Bolton
Daphne Akhurst Cozens
Nell Hall Hopman
Margaret Court
Total 13 Adrian Quist 23 Margaret Court*
French Championships /
French Open
Singles 9 Rafael Nadal 7 Chris Evert
Doubles 6 Roy Emerson 7 Martina Navratilova
Mixed doubles 3 Ken Fletcher
Jean-Claude Barclay
4 Margaret Court
Total 9 Henri Cochet 13 Margaret Court
Wimbledon Singles 7 William Renshaw
Pete Sampras
Roger Federer
9 Martina Navratilova
Doubles 9 Todd Woodbridge 12 Elizabeth Ryan
Mixed doubles 4 Vic Seixas
Ken Fletcher
Owen Davidson
7 Elizabeth Ryan
Total 13 Lawrence Doherty 20 Billie Jean King
Martina Navratilova
US Championships /
US Open
Singles 7 Bill Larned
Bill Tilden
Richard Sears
8 Molla Bjurstedt Mallory
Doubles 6 Holcombe Ward
Richard Sears
13 Margaret Osborne duPont
Mixed doubles 4 Edwin Fischer
Wallace Johnson
Bill Tilden
William Talbert
Marty Riessen
Owen Davidson
Bob Bryan
9 Margaret Osborne duPont
Total 16 Bill Tilden 25 Margaret Osborne duPont
Overall record Singles 17 Roger Federer 24 Margaret Court
Doubles 17 John Newcombe 31 Martina Navratilova
Mixed doubles 11 Owen Davidson 21 Margaret Court
Total 28 Roy Emerson 64 Margaret Court

 * — Margaret Court has won two Grand Slam titles that are validly shared titles due to unplayed finals: the 1965 and 1969 Australian mixed doubles titles.

** — Owen Davidson has won one grand slam title that is a validly shared title due to an unplayed final: the 1965 Australian mixed doubles championships.

Most Grand Slam singles titles and finals (all time)[edit]

In the following tables:

  • "AU" means the Australian Open or the Australian Championships.
  • "FR" means the French Open or the French Championships.
  • "WB" means Wimbledon.
  • "US" means the US Open or the United States Championships.
  • "W" means the person was the champion, i.e., the winning finalist.
  • "F" means the person was the runner-up, i.e., the losing finalist.
  • "NP" means that the person was not participating in that particular Grand Slam event.

Chronological list of Grand Slam singles titles leaders[edit]

Most Grand Slam singles titles (open era)[edit]

The following tables list the persons who have won at least six Grand Slam singles title during his or her career since the beginning of the open era.

Most Grand Slam singles finals (open era)[edit]

The following tables list the persons who have reached at least six Grand Slam singles finals during his or her career since the beginning of the open era.

  • Note: The number between brackets is the number of titles won.

Most Grand Slam same gender doubles titles (all time)[edit]

Per team (minimum 4 titles)[edit]

active players
[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

1The team of René Lacoste and Jean Borotra also won three men's doubles titles at the French Championships.

Per player (minimum 4 titles)[edit]

active players
[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

Most Grand Slam mixed doubles titles (all time)[edit]

Per team (minimum 3 titles)[edit]

# Players AO FO WB US Total
1 Margaret Court (AUS)
Ken Fletcher (AUS)
2 3 4 1 10
2 Billie Jean King (USA)
Owen Davidson (AUS)
0 1 4 3 8
Doris Hart (USA)
Frank Sedgman (AUS)
2 2 2 2 8
4 Doris Hart (USA)
Vic Seixas (USA)
0 1 3 3 7
5 Margaret Court (AUS)
Marty Riessen (USA)
01 1 1 3 5
6 Nell Hall Hopman (AUS)
Harry Hopman (AUS)
4 0 0 0 4
Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)
Neale Fraser (AUS)
0 0 1 3 4
Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)
William Talbert (USA)
0 0 0 4 4
Jana Novotná (CZE)
Jim Pugh (USA)
2 0 1 1 4
Betty Stöve (NET)
Frew McMillan (RSA)
0 0 2 2 4
Nancye Wynne Bolton (AUS)
Colin Long (AUS)
4 0 0 0 4
12 Elizabeth Ryan (USA)
Randolph Lycett (GBR)
0 0 3 0 3
Louise Brough Clapp (USA)
John Bromwich (AUS)
0 0 2 1 3
Alice Marble (USA)
Don Budge (AUS)
0 0 2 1 3
Wendy Turnbull (AUS)
John Lloyd (GBR)
0 1 2 0 3
Thelma Coyne Long (AUS)
George Worthington (AUS)
3 0 0 0 3
Helena Suková (CZE)
Cyril Suk (CZE)
0 1 2 0 3
Anne Smith (USA)
Kevin Curren (RSA)
0 0 1 2 3
Lesley Turner Bowrey (AUS)
Fred Stolle (AUS)
1 0 2 0 3
Françoise Dürr (FRA)
Jean-Claude Barclay (FRA)
0 3 0 0 3
Greer Stevens (RSA)
Bob Hewitt (RSA)
0 0 2 1 3
Esna Boyd Robertson (AUS)
John Hawkes (AUS)
3 0 0 0 3
Marjorie Cox Crawford (AUS)
Jack Crawford (AUS)
3 0 0 0 3
Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (GBR)
Henri Cochet (FRA)
0 2 0 1 3
Leander Paes (IND)
Cara Black (ZIM)
1 0 1 1 3
Mike Bryan (USA)
Lisa Raymond (USA)
0 1 1 1 3

[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

1 = 1 title when including the 1969 Australian Open, the title of which is validly shared with opponents Fred Stolle and Ann Haydon-Jones

Per player[edit]

active players
[AO: Australian Open, FO: French Open, WB: Wimbledon, US: US Open]

Winning a Grand Slam singles title on the final attempt[edit]

Men[edit]

The following is a list of the men who won a Grand Slam singles title in their final appearance in a Grand Slam singles tournament after World War I:

  1. Fred Perry: U.S. Championships, 1936
  2. Don Budge: U.S. Championships, 1938
  3. Bobby Riggs: U.S. Championships, 1939
  4. Jack Kramer: U.S. Championships, 1947
  5. Tony Trabert: U.S. Championships, 1955
  6. Ashley Cooper: U.S. Championships, 1958
  7. Pete Sampras: US Open, 2002

Women[edit]

The following is a list of the women who won a Grand Slam singles title in their final appearance in a Grand Slam singles tournament:

  1. Daphne Akhurst Cozens: Australian Championships, 1930
  2. Helen Wills Moody: Wimbledon, 1938
  3. Alice Marble: U.S. Championships, 1940
  4. Sarah Palfrey Cooke: U.S. Championships, 1945
  5. Pauline Betz Addie: U.S. Championships, 1946
  6. Maureen Connolly Brinker: Wimbledon, 1954
  7. Doris Hart: U.S. Championships, 1955
  8. Shirley Fry Irvin: Australian Championships, 1957
  9. Althea Gibson: U.S. Championships, 1958
  10. Ann Haydon-Jones: Wimbledon, 1969
  11. Marion Bartoli: Wimbledon, 2013

Winning a Grand Slam singles title without losing a set[edit]

The following players have won a Grand Slam singles title without losing a set:

Men[edit]

No. Player Grand Slam Seed Matches Sets GW GL % Games
1 United States Don Budge 1938 Australian Championships 1 5 15 100 60 62.5%
2 United States Don Budge (2) 1938 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 21 129 48 72.8%
3 Australia John Bromwich 1939 Australian Championships 1 5 15 93 37 71.5%
4 United States Tony Trabert 1955 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 21 131 60 68.6%
5 Australia Neale Fraser 1960 U.S. National Championships 1 7 21 135 59 69.6%
6 United States Chuck McKinley 1963 Wimbledon Championships 4 7 21 140 82 63.1%
7 Australia Roy Emerson 1964 Australian Championships 1 6 18 114 60 65.5%
8 Australia Ken Rosewall 1971 Australian Open 2 6 18 114 66 63.3%
9 Romania Ilie Năstase 1973 French Open 2 7 19 115 49 70.1%
10 Sweden Björn Borg 1976 Wimbledon Championships 4 7 21 133 70 65.5%
11 Sweden Björn Borg (2) 1978 French Open 1 7 21 127 32 79.8%
12 Sweden Björn Borg (3) 1980 French Open 1 7 21 126 38 76.8%
13 Switzerland Roger Federer 2007 Australian Open 1 7 21 132 72 64.7%
14 Spain Rafael Nadal 2008 French Open 2 7 21 128 41 75.7%
15 Spain Rafael Nadal (2) 2010 French Open 2 7 21 130 71 64.7%

Women[edit]

No. Player Grand Slam Seed Matches Sets GW GL % Games
1 France Suzanne Lenglen 1922 Wimbledon Championships N/A 6 12 75 20 78.9%
2 France Suzanne Lenglen (2) 1923 Wimbledon Championships N/A 6 12 72 11 86.7%
3 France Suzanne Lenglen (3) 1925 French Championships 1 6 12 72 7 91.1%
4 France Suzanne Lenglen (4) 1926 French Championships 1 5 10 60 4 93.8%
5 United States Helen Wills Moody 1927 Wimbledon Championships
6 United States Helen Wills Moody (2) 1928 French Championships 1 5 10 60 13 82.2%
7 United States Helen Wills Moody (3) 1928 Wimbledon Championships
8 United States Helen Wills Moody (4) 1929 French Championships 1 4 8 49 23 68.1%
9 United States Helen Wills Moody (5) 1929 Wimbledon Championships
10 United States Helen Wills Moody (6) 1930 French Championships 1 5 10 60 13 82.2%
11 United States Helen Wills Moody (7) 1930 Wimbledon Championships
12 United States Helen Wills Moody (8) 1932 French Championships 1 5 10 66 31 68%
13 United States Helen Wills Moody (9) 1932 Wimbledon Championships
14 Australia Joan Hartigan Bathurst 1934 Australian Championships 1 5 10 62 24 72.1%
15 Germany Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 1935 French Championships 3 5 10 61 22 73.5%
16 Germany Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling(2) 1936 French Championships 1 5 10 60 16 78.9%
17 Australia Joan Hartigan Bathurst (2) 1936 Australian Championships N/A 3 6 37 21 63.8%
18 Germany Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling(3) 1937 French Championships 1 5 10 60 19 75.9%
19 United States Dorothy Cheney 1938 Australian Championships 1 4 8 50 26 65.8%
20 France Simone Mathieu 1938 French Championships 1 4 8 48 9 84.2%
21 Australia Emily Hood Westacott 1939 Australian Championships 6 4 8 50 23 68.5%
22 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton 1946 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 21 74.1%
23 United States Pauline Betz Addie 1946 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 72 20 78.3%
24 United States Margaret Osborne duPont 1947 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 73 31 70.2%
25 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (2) 1947 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 22 73.2%
26 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (3) 1948 Australian Championships 1 4 8 48 14 77.4%
27 United States Margaret Osborne duPont (2) 1949 French Championships 1 5 10 61 26 70.1%
28 Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton (4) 1951 Australian Championships 1 5 10 61 19 76.3%
29 United States Doris Hart 1951 Wimbledon Championships 3 7 14 86 34 71.7%
30 United States Doris Hart (2) 1952 French Championships 2 5 10 70 45 60.9%
31 United States Maureen Connolly Brinker 1953 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 11 84.5%
32 United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (2) 1953 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 75 19 79.8%
33 United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (3) 1953 U.S. National Championships
34 Australia Thelma Coyne Long 1954 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 18 76.9%
35 United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (4) 1954 French Championships 1 5 10 60 14 81.1%
36 United States Maureen Connolly Brinker (5) 1954 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 73 19 79.3%
37 United States Louise Brough Clapp 1955 Australian Championships 2 6 12 76 28 73.1%
38 United States Shirley Fry Irvin 1957 Australian Championships 1 5 10 62 27 69.7%
39 United States Althea Gibson 1957 Wimbledon Championships 1 6 12 72 30 70.6%
40 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer Barrett 1958 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 17 77.9%
41 Australia Mary Carter Reitano 1959 Australian Championships 4 5 10 64 32 66.7%
42 Australia Margaret Court 1961 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 20 75.0%
43 Australia Margaret Court (2) 1962 Australian Championships 1 5 10 61 16 79.2%
44 United States Karen Hantze Susman 1962 Wimbledon Championships 8 7 14 94 55 63.1%
45 Australia Margaret Court (3) 1963 Australian Championships 1 5 10 60 17 77.9%
46 Australia Margaret Court (4) 1965 Wimbledon Championships 2 6 12 73 21 77.7%
47 Australia Margaret Court (5) 1966 Australian Championships 1 4 8 53 24 68.8%
48 United States Nancy Richey Gunter 1967 Australian Championships 1 5 10 55 20 73.3%
49 United States Billie Jean King 1967 Wimbledon Championships 1 5 10 63 28 69.2%
50 United States Billie Jean King (2) 1967 U.S. National Championships
51 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 1971 French Open 3 6 12 73 26 73.7%
52 United States Billie Jean King (3) 1971 US Open 1 6 12 74 29 71.8%
53 United States Billie Jean King (4) 1972 French Open 3 5 10 60 25 70.6%
54 United States Chris Evert 1974 French Open 1 7 14 87 36 70.7%
55 United States Chris Evert (2) 1976 US Open 1 6 12 72 12 83.4%
56 United States Chris Evert (3) 1977 US Open 1 7 14 86 26 76.8%
57 United States Chris Evert (4) 1978 US Open 1 6 12 75 33 69.4%
58 United States Chris Evert (5) 1981 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 85 26 76.6%
59 United States Martina Navratilova 1983 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 85 25 77.3%
60 United States Martina Navratilova (2) 1983 US Open 1 7 14 84 19 81.6%
61 United States Martina Navratilova (3) 1984 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 13 80 35 69.6%
62 United States Martina Navratilova (4) 1986 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 85 34 71.4%
63 United States Martina Navratilova (5) 1987 US Open 2 7 14 86 32 72.9%
64 Germany Steffi Graf 1988 Australian Open 1 7 14 86 29 74.8%
65 Germany Steffi Graf (2) 1988 French Open 1 7 14 85 20 81.0%
66 Germany Steffi Graf (3) 1989 Australian Open 1 7 14 84 24 77.8%
67 United States Martina Navratilova (6) 1990 Wimbledon Championships 2 7 14 84 30 73.7%
68 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles 1992 US Open 1 7 14 85 27 75.9%
69 Germany Steffi Graf (4) 1994 Australian Open 1 7 14 80 28 74.1%
70 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1994 French Open 2 7 14 85 36 70.2%
71 France Mary Pierce 1995 Australian Open 4 7 14 84 30 71.1%
72 Germany Steffi Graf (5) 1996 US Open 1 7 14 88 46 65.7%
73 Switzerland Martina Hingis 1997 Australian Open 4 7 14 87 37 70.2%
74 Switzerland Martina Hingis (2) 1997 US Open 1 7 14 85 28 75.2%
75 United States Lindsay Davenport 1998 US Open 2 7 14 85 32 72.6%
76 United States Lindsay Davenport (2) 1999 Wimbledon Championships 3 7 14 86 37 69.9%
77 United States Lindsay Davenport (3) 2000 Australian Open 2 7 14 87 38 69.6%
78 United States Venus Williams 2001 US Open 4 7 14 84 36 70%
79 United States Serena Williams 2002 Wimbledon Championships 2 7 14 87 43 66.9%
80 United States Serena Williams (2) 2002 US Open 1 7 14 85 29 74.6%
81 Belgium Justine Henin 2006 French Open 5 7 14 86 39 68.8%
82 Belgium Justine Henin (2) 2007 French Open 1 7 14 85 38 69.1%
83 Belgium Justine Henin (3) 2007 US Open 1 7 14 86 32 72.9%
84 Russia Maria Sharapova 2008 Australian Open 5 7 14 85 32 72.6%
85 United States Venus Williams (2) 2008 Wimbledon Championships 7 7 14 89 50 64%
86 United States Serena Williams (3) 2008 US Open 4 7 14 85 40 68%
87 United States Serena Williams (4) 2010 Wimbledon Championships 1 7 14 88 41 68.2%
88 France Marion Bartoli 2013 Wimbledon Championships 15 7 14 88 48 64.7%
89 United States Serena Williams (5) 2014 US Open 1 7 14 84 32 72.4%

Most consecutive singles match wins at Grand Slam tournaments[edit]

Maureen Connolly Brinker won 50 consecutive Grand Slam singles matches ending with her title at Wimbledon in 1954.

Reaching all Grand Slam singles finals during the open era[edit]

These are the players who have during their open era careers reached the final of all four Grand Slam singles tournaments:

Men
  1. Rod Laver
  2. Ken Rosewall
  3. Ivan Lendl
  4. Stefan Edberg
  5. Jim Courier
  6. Andre Agassi
  7. Roger Federer
  8. Rafael Nadal
  9. Novak Djokovic
Women
  1. Margaret Court
  2. Billie Jean King
  3. Evonne Goolagong Cawley
  4. Chris Evert
  5. Martina Navratilova
  6. Hana Mandlíková
  7. Steffi Graf
  8. Monica Seles
  9. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  10. Martina Hingis
  11. Venus Williams
  12. Serena Williams
  13. Justine Henin
  14. Maria Sharapova

Grand slam champions who saved match points (from 2000)[edit]

This is a list of Grand Slam tournament champions who saved at least one match point on their road to win a Major (from 2000)

F= Final, SF= Semi Final, 4R= Fourth Round

Tournament Winner Opponent Round No. of match points saved Match result
2001 French Open Brazil Gustavo Kuerten United States Michael Russell 4R 1[2] 3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–3, 6–1
2002 Australian Open United States Jennifer Capriati Switzerland Martina Hingis F 4[3] (Record in GS Finals)[4] 4–6, 7–6, 6–2
2003 Australian Open United States Serena Williams Belgium Kim Clijsters SF 2[5] 4–6, 6–3, 7–5
2003 US Open United States Andy Roddick Argentina David Nalbandian SF 1[6] 6–7, 3–6, 7–6, 6–1, 6–3
2004 French Open Russia Anastasia Myskina Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 4R 1 6–1, 4–6, 8–6
2004 French Open Argentina Gastón Gaudio Argentina Guillermo Coria F 2 0–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1, 8–6
2005 Australian Open United States Serena Williams Russia Maria Sharapova SF 3[7] 2–6, 7–5, 8–6
2005 Australian Open Russia Marat Safin Switzerland Roger Federer SF 1 5–7, 6–4, 5–7, 7–6, 9–7
2005 French Open Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 4R 2 7–6, 4–6, 7–5
2005 Wimbledon United States Venus Williams United States Lindsay Davenport F 1 4–6, 7–6, 9–7
2009 Wimbledon United States Serena Williams Russia Elena Dementieva SF 1 6–7, 7–5, 8–6
2011 US Open Serbia Novak Djokovic Switzerland Roger Federer SF 2 6–7, 4–6, 6–2, 6–3, 7–5
2014 Australian Open China Li Na Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová 3R 1 1–6, 7–6, 6–3

Players with the fewest first-round losses in Grand Slams[edit]

Rank Men Women Number of
1st round losses
1 Sweden Björn Borg
United States Don Budge
United Kingdom Fred Perry
Australia Margaret Court
United States Chris Evert
Australia Joyce FitchA
United States Helen Wills Moody
Australia Marie ToomeyB
Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
None
2 Spain Rafael Nadal
Australia Ken Rosewall
United States Bill Tilden
United States Tracy Austin
United States Doris Hart
Australia Jan Lehane
France Suzanne Lenglen
Australia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Mary Carter Reitano
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
United States Serena Williams
1
3 United States Arthur Ashe
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Australia Roy Emerson
United States Pancho Gonzales
France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United States Louise Brough
2
4 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Russia Alex Metreveli
United Kingdom Andy Murray
United States Lindsay Davenport
Germany Steffi Graf
Switzerland Martina Hingis
United States Billie Jean King
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Russia Maria Sharapova
3
5 Sweden Stefan Edberg
Spain Andrés Gimeno
United States Brian Gottfried
Argentina David Nalbandian
Australia Tony Roche
France Françoise Dürr
Belgium Justine Henin
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Australia Thelma Coyne Long
Australia Kerry Reid
United States Nancy Richey
United States Venus Williams
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
4

Notes:

  • List restricted to players who have reached the finals of Grand Slam tournaments.
  • Most of these players have participated in a number of grand slam events throughout their career with the exception of:
A = Joyce Fitch: only played in 6 Grand Slams
B = Marie Toomey: only played in 5 Grand Slams
  • Active players in bold

Grand Slam participation[edit]

Note: active records in bold

See also[edit]

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